Skip to main content

About your Search

20110301
20110331
STATION
WJLA (ABC) 14
LANGUAGE
English 14
Search Results 0 to 13 of about 14
shipped to el salvador today. he will deal with sensitive u.s. policy is used like immigration, narcotics, and gun trafficking. last night the president of chile hosted a dinner for the president and mrs. obama. mr. obama called for a new partnership between u.s. and latin america. >>> collisions strikes continue targeting gaddafi's forces in libya. u.s. military officials say the assault on libyan air defenses have been successful and that the no-fly zone will be extended. emily schmidt has been tracking the latest developments overnight and has the latest. >> good morning. moammar gaddafi has kept a low profile the past couple days, no signs of him amid all the signs of a no-fly zone expanding. this isn't the fourth day after three nights of coalition forces targeting libya. they have gained control of libyan airspace over the eastern part of the country. now the focus is expanding towards the capital of tripoli. the u.s. continues to say that gaddafi himself is not a target. president obama yesterday said that he has called for gaddafi to step down, but the military action is solely ai
the case for u.s. involvement. his speech comes as libyan rebels resume their offensive. they advanced 350 miles this past weekend and recaptured two key oil sounds. u.s. officials say militau.s. military actions are mostly over. >> i think we prevented the large-scale slaughter that was beginning to take place and has taken place in some places. >> on one hand they say it is humanitarian and on the other they say gaddafi must go. >> this weekend the defense secretary and the secretary of state will brief congress on the mission and its cost. president's speech is tonight at 7:30 on abc 7. >>> the crisis in japan at the nuclear power plant may be getting worse. officials say highly radioactive iodine is seeping from the facility and contaminated the water is being found farther from the plant now. the crews are pumping out hundreds of tons of radioactive water. the plant's operators are apologizing for overstating radiation levels inside the reactors. >>> 32 years ago today the u.s. suffered its worst nuclear crisis. that was at three mile island nuclear plant in pennsylvania. >> the disas
. the first job that he has had in the u.s. since moving here from sri lanka six months ago. this comes just days after 81- year-old nazir ahmed was found dead in his home. the man known to many as uncle nazir was also murdered. police want to know whether the two incidents may be connected. they happened just days apart from one another. they are looking at the villains video now from cameras in the area near the incident. they are running ballistics tests to see if the same weapon was used in both of these incidents. they are looking for an older model based toyota camry. they saw that vehicle leaving the area near the scene of the monday. police are trying to determine whether or not these two cases might be related. reporting live, brianne carter, abc 7 news. >>> our other top story this morning, a d.c. family's desperate search for missing mother is over. emily hershenson was last seen monday morning shortly after leaving her adams morgan home. police found her this morning on the national mall. she is said to be in good condition. >>> libyan leader moammar gaddafi made his first appear
around human rights. he argues the u.s.-led coalition helped to avert a massacre. it would have stained the contents of the world, he said. the president has faced serious criticism. some have argued our personal interests are to avoid such conflicts and others say why are we not preventing the genocide in ivory coast instead of libya? his qualifications include not simply a defense of human rights, but the inclusion of a multilateral international alliance. he contrasted these efforts with u.s. involvement in iraq's. >> but regime to change their took eight years, thousands of american and iraqi lives and nearly a trillion dollars. that is not something we can afford to repeat in libya. >> the coalition has not supported covertly gaddafi by force, so the president will pursue political financial, and other pressures to drive gaddafi out. secretary clinton is in london with international leaders to explore those options. ben eisler, abc 7 news. >>> the japanese government says the situation at the crippled nuclear car plant is "very grave.' this comes after small amounts of highly toxic
gunman or act of terror? two u.s. airmen dead after an attack at a german airport. a sign of spring. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. great to have you with us. 6:00 on this thursday, march 3. i am pamela brown. >> i am alison starling. thanks for joining us. time for traffic and weather. there's a water main break in alexandria, but let's begin with adam caskey in this crazy because of weather. >>> crazy in terms of temperatures. up again yesterday in the 60's. down again today. it's a roller-coaster ride that typical in march. beautiful outside this morning, but it is cold. 28 in the district, 19 in frederick, 21 in cumberland, 30 in lexington park. when you factor in the wind, it feels like we are in the teens. the sunshine will lock us into the low 40's this afternoon. for the high temperature downtown today. partly cloudy and cold tonight in the 20's. around 50 degrees tomorrow, garlic cloudy. chance of rain on sunday. now to lisa baden. >>> there's a crash. someone pulled over on the beltway. let's take you to liv
on car insurance. >>> taking our top stories on this friday. the u.s. will hand over control of operations in libya possibly as soon as tomorrow. nato will take over some responsibilities for enforcing the no-fly zone. libyan officials and rebels will meet today in ethiopia to try to talk about a potential cease- fire. >>> minnesota republican congressman michelle bachmann may make a bid for the white house. a top adviser says the tea party favorite is feeling the pressure to run and could make an announcement as soon as may. she says that she has not yet made up her mind. >>> two big teams will not advance any further in the big dance. duke lost to arizona. wisconsin lost to butler. today virginia commonwealth and richmond will take the shots at making delete 8. the gators go through. >> congratulations to you. we have been rooting for them. >>> metro leaders are hoping a multimillion-dollar safety initiative will make the trip on the trains safer. the agency will place more than 100 new cameras on stations across the system. mike conneen joins us from arlington with details
leader to leaving the u.s. involvement open-ended. there will be closed door congress with clinton and state defense secretary robert gates. face tough questions this morning. back to you. >> thank you. problems increased at the japanese nuclear power plant. were drenched with e water despite wearing waterproof suits. radiation levels in seawater plant are thousands of times higher than normal, which is a sign were contaminated water is reaching near the -- is reaching the ocean. president obama will go to georgetown university later this morning to outline his plan for creating clean sources of energy. last night hundreds of students get tickets for today's speech. >>> dc's cherry blossoms are at bloom for a second day. weather does not appear to have hurt them. the people is expected to last friday. the annual cherry blossom parade is april 9. te festival will be april 10. >>> 44 degrees outside. >> still ahead, ranking the healthy we are. >> speaking out about an alleged trading scandal. d.c.morning ahead schools is on the defense. >> another check on traffic and weather every 1
congress for the u.s. role. family schmidt has the latest. >> good morning. it was one week ago today that the u.n. security council approved the no-fly zone in libya. details about who will enforce it and how are still being hammered out. then gauzy rebels fighting for the libyan future waving the flag of the libyan past, the flag before moammar khaddafi. it is proved that the no-fly zone is working. >> many libyans are safer today because the international community took action. >> coalition air strikes have continued for a fifth night. these are french fighter jets. nato is activating planes of the libyan coast but so far, the majority of the attacks have been u.s.-led. of 161 missiles fired all but four were american. president obama will meet with his national security team today and the u.s. will reduce its involvement within days. >>at a rally near the gaddafi compound supporters chanted anti-gaddafi slogans and 90 miles out of tripoli, government officials showcased the tribe said to support the libyan leader as his power is in peril but he sees himself as in vulnerable and th
frozen and u.s. warships are poised to prevent another attack on protesters. >> it's time for him to go. >> he laughed at the idea. >> why do i leave my homeland/ [laughter] >> at noon today the u.s. embassy will raise a flag used during the pre-gaddafi era. >>> silver spring man will spend five years in prison after being convicted of visa fraud. raheem pleaded guilty to making false statements on immigration documents. a judge gave an enhanced sentenced because of the terrorist threat that he apparently made. prosecutors say that it threatens to blow up the white house, the treasury building, a federal courthouse, and a metro stop. >>> now to news on the hill, there may be a deal to avoid a government shutdown at least for now. republican bill under consideration would keep the government running through march 18. it, also, contains $4 billion in spending cuts. some democrats have criticized the bill, the white house says president obama may support the bill. >> democratic leaders in congress resisted even this until a few days ago. now they started to suggest they might be willing to
and the ground this week but they may have picked up something important, new secrets help from the u.s. sources tell abc news president obama has signed a secret presidential finding authorizing covert operations to help the rebels. this finding does not direct arms to be provided to them right now although the president could do so in the future. that would put new focus on who the rebels are. secretary clinton said this week we simply don't know as much about them as we would like to know. there are reports the cia has already sent in a small group of operatives to libya. rebels are still turning around in retreat. gaddafi's forces have nearly reversed recent rebel games. this afternoon there will be congressional hearings on capitol hill about the u.s. involvement. yesterday there will closed-door briefings to members of congress. they say that officials told them that there's no decision on whether to arm the rebels yet. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a man who lived in fairfax county the last 20 years is now one of the men coordinating the anti-government uprising in libya. khalifa haftr w
's not clear what caused the fire. >>> one of two u.s. airman killed outside an airport in frankfurt was from greene county in central virginia. people there this morning are in mourning. 21-year-old zachary cuddeback was in a bus with 14 other enforcement when a gunman opened fire. he graduated from william monroe high school and he played football and ice hockey. >> he was the kind of kid always pleasant and respectful. >> very spirited, polite. >> if these local i probably know his mom and dad. >> the alleged gunman is an ethnic albanian. uka is believed to be a recently radicalized muslim. german authorities said that he confessed to targeting u.s. military members. if they believe he acted alone. >>> president obama called for an end to moammar gaddafi's rein in libya. this comes amid a wave of arrests, killings, and experiences in the country's capital. >> his opponents are trying to organize new protests. emily schmidt has the latest. >> there are reports of new libyan government airstrikes. rebel forces trying to get reinforcements on the ground. now the rebels are getting pretty rein
as international pressure increases. the united nations suspended libya from its human rights council and the u.s. senate approved a resolution demanding moammar gaddafi step down. >> there's growing concern about the conflict's impact on the u.s. economy. emily schmidt has that story. >> in libya, change and uncertainty carry a growing cost. in the years ahead, libya -- >> could become a peaceful democracy or face protracted civil war, or it could descend into chaos. the stakes are high. >> the un estimates more than 1000 people have died. libya owes loyalty excess production was cut in half. one of the nation's large its oil facilities say they are not taking sides in the conflict. u.s. consumers are feeling the pinch. gas is up 20 cents a gallon this week. >> it is killing us. we don't go anywhere but work. >> we could see gas between $4.50 dollars a gallon by memorial day and maybe sooner. >> in washington, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke says economic recovery is speeding up, but higher oil prices could be. >> sustained rises in the price of oil or other commodities could represent a t
yesterday's said the administration is considering tapping into the 727 million barrels u.s. strategic oil reserve. these are emergency reserves. it is real for a president to open up that option. the nationwide average is $3.51. that is up 33 cents in two weeks, the second-biggest price increase on record. prices spiked by along with the middle east uprisings. so far there are no shortages, does dealing with the worries that the protests could spread to even larger oil-producing nations like saudi arabia. consumers are faced with paying more and the meantime -- in the meantime. when it gets above $4 a gallon, the demand drops, according to analysts, so than the prices fall as well. many parts of the country are already dealing with the reality of $4 a gallon. we are seeing a lot of that in dc. reporting live in a request, emily schmidt, abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. >>> intense opposition is growing ahead of a series of controversial hearings on capitol hill. this week lawmakers will discuss whether muslim americans are being radicalized. republican peter king ordered the hearing
to announce his pick for the next u.s. ambassador to china. sources say he has kept commerce secretary gary lauck for that job. he would succeed -- gary l ocke for that job. >>> it is 6:37. outside, we have 36 degrees. >> still ahead, charlie sheen. outside, we have 36 degrees. >> still ahead, charlie sheen. >> or maybe 8? my "me time" is when there's a 10% chance of rain! [ cellphone rings ] mymyme time" is when he doesn't get the hint. ♪ my "me time"... [ bang ] is when everybody's takin' shots at me. [ male announcer ] discover you time anytime. mccafé your day with a mcdonald's frappé. smooth and icy caramel or mocha blended just for you and topped with a decadent drizzle. "me time"! [ male announcer ] the simple joyoyf a frappé. ♪ [ male announcer ] when sean was looking at mba programs, he wanted a curriculum designed to meet market needs, with faculty who brought ro ldreal-world perspective on where the business world was headed and the practical experience to help him make an impact. my name is sean blankenshsh, i'm making the electric car more accessible, and i am a phoenix
Search Results 0 to 13 of about 14